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animatable time scale
show user profile  ultrasandwich
Hi there,

I am looking for some kind of plugin/script that I can use to animate the time scale of an animation. What I am looking for is something like the TimeWarp effect for after effects, where you can set speed keys on the timeline and you can even tweak the acceleration curves. I have seen something similar inside RayFire for 3dsmax, but I think that it only works with physics-based scenes. This is the kind of thing I'm trying to do (not the physics):

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6/2/2010 6:50:47 PM (last edit: 6/2/2010 6:50:47 PM)
show user profile  gogodr
the easy way but takes time because of render.
render the slowest speed with a smooth fps rate and do the effect editing with time remapping in after effects.

the hard way.
start moving the animation cells in max one by one as you desire or render by segments:

1 segment is fast -> 2 segment its the transition from fast to slow and then the slow speed -> 3rd segment is from slow to fast and the fast speed again -> repeat

Hello there

beautiful ;3

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6/2/2010 8:21:06 PM (last edit: 6/2/2010 8:21:06 PM)
show user profile  ultrasandwich
Hey, thanks!

I have been looking all day like crazy...finally I found what (I thought) was looking for, it is a script called maxtrix, the problem is that it is for max4...anyway, I tried it and it wouldn't work.

I think I will go for the first approach, it takes longer but I will have more control of what I'm doing... I discarded the after effects option because at speeds of 10% the interpolation looked like rubbish. It's going to take ages to render, but at least I think it will work! :)
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6/2/2010 8:49:58 PM (last edit: 6/2/2010 8:49:58 PM)
show user profile  gogodr
good luck :3

Hello there

beautiful ;3

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6/2/2010 9:09:42 PM (last edit: 6/2/2010 9:09:42 PM)
show user profile  Garp
You can do it through Batch Render.
Set 1st job to render from frame 0 to frame 100 every frame (slow speed),
2nd job from frame 101 to186 every 5th frame (fast speed), etc.

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6/2/2010 9:16:51 PM (last edit: 6/2/2010 9:16:51 PM)
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